The Clippers-Pistons Trade: Special Edition

It seems as if virtually everyone published a “take” on the deal.  Here are some interesting ones:

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis PART TWO 10/27/17

Oladipo: Transitioning His Game With Transition Trips to The Line (from Caitlin Cooper, Indy Cornrows):
Why Blake Griffin Returned To The Clippers (from Shams Charania, Yahoo Sports):
Q&A: Avery Bradley (from David Aldridge,
Grizzlies: Dangerous New Team That’s A Lot Like The Old One (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):
Explaining Denver’s Offensive Struggles (from Ryan Blackburn, Denver Stiffs):
The Timberwolves’ Defensive Struggles (from Jace Frederick, Pioneer Press):
–  Film Room: Laker Defense Tortures Wizards (from Pete Zayas, Forum Blue & Gold):
What’s Wrong With The Jazz? (from Mychal Lowman, SLC Dunk):
Nets:  RHJ Played A Big Role In Win Over Cavs (from Nicholas LeTourneau):
Which Teams Have The Cap Space To Compete For Superstar Free Agents?  (from Bobby Marks, ESPN):
Lowry: Still Adjusting To Raptors’ New System (from Michael Gragne,
Film Room: Celtics’ Zone Defense Habits (from Adam Spinella, NBA Math):
Al Horford’s Spectacular Defense (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):
Inside Jayson Tatum’s Wild First Week (from Yaron Weitzman, Bleacher Report):
Thursday Night Recap (from AP):
The Nets Are Gaining Respect (from Greg Logan, Newsday):
Suns: Winning With Defense (from Craig Grialou, Arizona Sports):
4 Youngsters Using New Situations To Shine (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
Cavs’ Answer At PG: LBJ (from Shlomo Sprung, The Comeback):
Jonathan Simmons: Lessons Learned From The Spurs (from John Denton,
GSW 117, TOR 112: The Comeback (from Scott Davis, Business Insider):
Dubs: Al Attles, Face Of The Franchise (from Brian Witt,
Catching Up With The Sixers’ Euro Stashes (from Jim Adair III, Liberty Ballers):
The “Most Dangerous” Two-Way Contracts (from Chris Reichert, Dime Magazine):
– CBA Encyclopedia: Rookie Scale Contracts (from Danny Leroux, Real GM):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/2/17

OKC: Teammates Who Will Benefit Most From Formation Of “Big 3”  (from Lawrence George, Thunderous Intentions):
The Westbrook Roadmap 2.0  (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
The Knicks’ KP Dilemma (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Sixers: The Value Of JJ & RoCo (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):
Heat: Spoelstra Conjures Intriguing 5-Men-Out Alignment  (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
How Jabari Parker Breaks Down Defenders In Transition (from Scott Rafferty):
Grading The Sixers Roster (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
How Anthony Tolliver Can Help The Pistons (from Lazarus Jackson, Detroit Bad Boys):
LeVert Used 1st Real Offseason To Get Seriously Fit (from Brian Lewis, NY Post):
Why The Jazz Offense Will Be Better Than People Think (from Jared Woodcox, The JNotes):
Dennis Smith, Jr & Backcourt Depth Will Allow Mavs To Do New Things (from Eddie Sefko, Dallas Morning News):
League Pass Rankings, Part One (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Kings: Buddy Hield “Burns To Win” (from Ailene Voisin, Sacramento Bee):
Kuzma Continues To Build Off Impressive Summer (from Ohm Youngmisuk, ESPN):
Avery Bradley’s Work Ethic (from John Niyo, Detroit News):
Brad Stevens Continues To Stress Jaylen Bown’s Defense  (from Jay King, MassLive):
RIP: Frank Hamblen Was A Revered NBA Coach (from Andy Amey,

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis: PART ONE 9/20/17

How Teague Can Make KAT Better (from Scott Rafferty, The Step Back):
Potential Breakout Players:
 – Nuggets Front Court: Their Best In A Long Time (from Ryan Blackburn, Denver Stiffs):
Best Case, Worst Case Previews: Lakers, Bucks, Nets (from The Ringer):
Examining Okafor’s Future (from Jordan Christmas, Hashtag Basketball):
Why Is Avery Bradley’s DRPM So Low? (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
Kawhi Leonard Is The Spurs’ System (from Jack Winter, Fanrag Sports):
Nets Are Following The League Trend Toward Positionless Basketball (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Healthy AD & DMC: Playoff Locks? (from Oleh Kosel, The Bird Writes):
How Jameer Nelson Helped Make JJ Redick An NBA Player (from Bob Ford,
Harrison Barnes: Building On Last Season’s Success (from Nick Angstadt, Mavs Moneyball):
Doncic: Early Favorite For #1 Draft Pick  (from Kevin Pelton/Jonathan Givony, ESPN):
Why Malik Monk Is Still A Mystery (from Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer):
Making Sense Of DeMar DeRozan (from Tony East, NBA Math):
Grading The Heat Roster (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
Aaron Gordon: Finally Ready To Be Magic’s PF (from Tom Rende, NBA Math):
Each Team’s Preseason “Power Index” (from Seth Walder, ESPN):
Why The Jazz’ Two-Way Signings Of Nate Wolters And Eric Griffin Were Perfect (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):
Nets: Getting Beyond The Lost Picks With Creativity & Development (from Net Income, Nets Daily):
4 Teams In Danger Of Having To Rebuild (from Michael Shapiro, Sports Illustrated):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/10/17

Paul George’s Summer Workouts (from Brett Dawson,
Q & A: Henry Ellenson (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Q & A: Avery Bradley (from Gerald Narciso, Bleacher Report):
BLUE Defense: Introduction And Analysis (from Justin Jacobs,
Dean Oliver Podcast (from Eric Sidewater, Sixer Science):
Weaponizing JJ Redick In Brett Brown’s Offense (from Mike O’Connor, The Athletic)
Past, Current And Future NBA Players Shine At EuroBasket (from Buddy Grizzard, Basketball Insiders):
OKC Hopes Westbrook-George Will Produce Long-Term (from Shaun Powell,